If you don’t grow your own organic fruits and vegetables, trying to buy organic 100% of the time can be costly. That’s why it’s great to know, there are still produce you can buy non-organic and have peace of mind when you and your family eat your meals and snacks.
Key Findings from the EWG:
- Avocados were the cleanest: only 1 percent of avocado samples showed any detectable pesticides.
- Some 89 percent of pineapples, 82 percent of kiwi, 80 percent of papayas, 88 percent of mango and 61 percent of cantaloupe had no residues.
- No single fruit sample from the Clean Fifteen tested positive for more than 4 types of pesticides.
2. Sweet Corn
5. Sweet Peas (frozen)
15. Sweet Potatoes
Now that you know what to buy non-organic, check out what you absolutely need to buy organic.